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June 5th

Elizabeth A. Bonoyer

June 5, 2014

Elizabeth A. Bonoyer

BURRILLVILLE - Elizabeth A. (Smith) Bonoyer, 84, passed Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in the Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag. She was the wife of the late Louis F. Bonoyer Jr. Born in Bridgeton; she was the daughter of the late Frederick B. and Lucy M. (Gregory) Smith.
Betty was an Avon saleswoman for many years, and a Homemaker. She was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church and very active in the church for many years.

Dorothy A. Hammond

June 5, 2014

Dorothy A. Hammond

LINCOLN - Dorothy A. (Palazini) Hammond, 84, of Ascension Street, Manville died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Frederick Thomas Hammond.
A lifelong resident of Manville, she was a daughter of the late Julio and Julia (Belbusti) Palazini.
Mrs. Hammond was a saleslady at the Music Box and McCarthy’s Department Store, both of Woonsocket before retiring. She was a communicant of St. James Church, Manville.

June 4th

Gingras' New England light heavyweight title fight vs. Velazquez on Friday at Twin River tops to-do list

June 4, 2014

PAWTUCKET — Rich Gingras has a lot on his plate these days.
In addition to his everyday duties as the owner and head trainer of his Fight 2 Fitness gym on Blackstone Avenue, the Lincoln resident is hard at work packing on muscle for a fitness competition later this month in Medford, Mass., as well as handling a new project at his gym that offers workouts for people with Parkinson’s Disease.
Oh yeah, he’s also fighting for the New England light heavyweight championship on Friday night at the Twin River Event Center.

Cumberland softball team drops Div. I winners' bracket semifinal to undefeated North Kingstown

June 4, 2014

PROVIDENCE — Cumberland’s return to Rhode Island College for the first time since the Clippers won the 2011 state championship was spoiled by the team that handed them their worst defeat of the season.
Undefeated North Kingstown snapped a scoreless tie with two unearned runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and a three-run uprising in the fifth before winding up with a 6-2 win on Tuesday night in a Division I winners’ bracket semifinal.

LASTING TRIBUTE TO George Nasuti

June 4, 2014

WOONSOCKET – On the eve of graduation, it was part farewell present from seniors, part memorial tribute to a beloved educator gone too soon. And it will last forever.
In a touching ceremony on the grounds of Woonsocket High School, the city dedicated the school’s circular entry road to the late Athletic Director George Nasuti.

Gertrude Deconing

June 4, 2014

Gertrude Deconing

BURRILLVILLE - Gertrude (Levesque) Deconing of Pascoag passed away on May 7, 2014. Born in Woonsocket on June 14, 1936 she was the loving wife of the late Norman Deconing.
She is survived by her daughter Michelle Pelkey and grandchildren Michael and Monique, all of Pascoag.
There will be a Memorial Mass at Bayberry Commons on June 10th at 10:30 AM.

Mary Anez

June 4, 2014

Mary Anez

BLACKSTONE - Mrs. Mary (Elias) Anez, of Fox Run Rd., Blackstone, MA died on Sunday June 1, 2014 in the Landmark Medical Center. She was the beloved wife of the late John Anez for 71 years.
Born November 15, 1918 in Central Falls, a daughter of Abraham & Rose (Allam) Elias. She lived on Park Ave. in Woonsocket, RI for most of her life before moving to Blackstone.
Mrs. Anez was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

Kelley J. Barrett

June 4, 2014

Kelley J. Barrett

BURRILLVILLE - Kelley J. (Doyle) Barrett, 53, of Mapleville, died June 1, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Born in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late William and Helen (Mahoney) Doyle.
Kelley was an amazing cook who loved to have friends and family over for elaborate meals whenever she could; she was also a talented seamstress and avid reader. She was known to give to those in need even when she was most in need herself and will always be remembered for that enormous heart.

June 3rd

Educator, 25, proposes city-based charter school for region’s students

June 3, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Fresh out of college and teaching history in a public high school in Revere, Mass., Rosalind Murphy could see something in many of her students that they were somehow incapable of seeing in themselves.

Call it potential.

“Some of my students didn’t’ know how capable they actually were and how smart they were or that they actually could make the grade and be the student that goes on to college,” she says. “Although I saw that in them every day, they didn’t see it in themselves.”

This Mookie is a surefire bet to be a hit: Top-prospect Betts joins PawSox

June 3, 2014

PAWTUCKET – It used to be that any mention of the first name “Mookie” would send a collective shiver down the backs of Red Sox fans. Mention this particular Mookie, however, and you’re bound to receive a completely different reaction, one that doesn’t center on key words or phrases such as “groundball,” “through the legs” or “Buckner.”

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